Dagblad de Limburger

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De Limburger
TypeDaily newspaper
FormatTabloid
Owner(s)Mediahuis
EditorRoy op het Veld
Founded1996
LanguageDutch
HeadquartersSittard
Circulation120,000 [1]
WebsiteLimburger.nl (with Limburgs Dagblad)

De Limburger is a Dutch newspaper oriented towards the province Limburg. The newspaper cooperates with its regional counterpart Limburgs Dagblad as Media Groep Limburg, owned by Mediahuis.[2] The newspapers operate a common website. The newspaper is the result of a merger between Dagblad voor Noord-Limburg and De Limburger.

Merger history[edit]

  • Dagblad De Limburger (since 1996)
    • Dagblad voor Noord-Limburg (18 April 1945 - 30 December 1995) (Northern Limburg)
      • Continuation of: Nieuwe venlosche courant (1908-1944) (Venlo)
        • Formerly: Venloosch nieuwsblad - Venloosche courant
          • Venloosche courant: nieuw weekblad (1869-1908)
            • Continuation of: Nieuw Venloosch Weekblad
          • Venloosch Nieuwsblad (1898-1908)
            • Continuation of: Venloosch weekblad (1863-1898)
    • De Limburger: Maas- en Roerbode (1 October 1971 - 30 December 1995)
      • Maas- en Roerbode (1945-1971) (Middle Limburg)
        • Continuation of: De Nieuwe koerier (1904-1944)
          • Maas- en Roerbode (1856-1904)
          • Provinciale Limburgse Courant
      • De Nieuwe Limburger (1955-1971) (South Limburg)
        • De Gazet van Limburg (1945-1955) (Maastricht)
          • Veritas (1935-1941, 1944-1945) (Maastricht)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Circulation figures". hoi-online.nl. HOI, Institute for Media Auditing. Archived from the original on 21 August 2012. Retrieved 26 September 2012.
  2. ^ Thuis van Soest (19 March 2012). "Uitgevers in de problemen: 'digitaal' moet verlies regionale titels opvangen" (in Dutch). Retrieved 26 September 2012.